Juniper Woods 1st-3rd Street Reconstruction IP24-12
October 20, 2023
A public open house meeting for Juniper Woods 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Street Reconstructions will occur from 5:30 – 6:30 PM on Thursday, November 9, 2023, in the Lake Itasca Room at the Ramsey Municipal Center. The purpose of the meeting is to present information to owners of the properties that are directly impacted by this project, which is proposed to be reconstructed in 2024.
An informal presentation detailing the proposed project, along with funding sources will be shared.
September 29, 2023
The City of Ramsey has identified streets within the Juniper Woods 1st, 2nd, and 3rd subdivision for reconstruction in 2024. These subdivision streets are generally located south of Alpine Drive between Tonto Street and Ute Street, totaling close to three quarters of a mile.
Sanitary sewer, watermain and storm sewer all exist with the project area. Though City Staff isn’t aware of any issues currently; Staff is planning on to clean and video the pipes/structures. If problems are found, recommendations to repair either prior to street reconstruction or during will be done.
This reconstruction project is proposing to only perform spot concrete curb and gutter replacements. This is due to the lack of pavement section thickness, the typical full-depth reclamation process may be modified to provide a thicker section than existing. It has been found that the existing pavement section to be 2.5 inches bituminous over 4 inches of aggregate base. This does not meet the current City standard of 3.5 inches bituminous over 4-6 inches aggregate base. This will be addressed further during the final design.
August 22, 2023 Ramsey City Council authorized to prepare plans and specifications
Sept – October 2023 Staff prepares plans and specifications
Jan. – February 2024 Ramsey City Council approves plans and authorizes bidding
February – March 2024 Bid opening, Ramsey City Council awards contracts
May – June 2024 Construction begins
Summer 2024 Construction finalized
June 13, 2023
The Ramsey City Council awarded a proposal from Bolton & Menk, Inc. to complete a topographic survey for the Juniper Woods 1st – 3rd subdivision. On June 27, 2023, the City Council also awarded a proposal from Independent Testing Technologies, Inc. to complete a geotechnical report for the same areas.
The geotechnical report will require 10 soil borings, all of which will be taken in the streets. You can expect to see a soil boring truck and crew members. The streets will remain open to traffic during the soil borings. A firm schedule of when this work will be performed is not known, but you should expect it to occur with the next several weeks.
The topographic survey will be taken across the entire City-owned right of way, and will include survey of the street, drainage swales, light poles, signs, trees, landscaping, and driveways up to the right of way. You can expect to see a crew of 2-3 surveyors, and a pick-up truck. This work is anticipated to occur later this summer, sometime in August to September.
Part of the topographic survey includes surveying existing utilities, both municipal and private, such as cable, gas, and electric lines. Bolton & Menk will call Gopher One State to locate utilities in the area, so you will likely see paint and flag markings within the project area.